Frequently Asked Questions

What is Red Room?
Red Room is an ever-expanding community and a not-for-profit arts platform. We promote the culture of listening and sharing through programs and events, and aim to create a cohesive international community within Taipei.
More information on our About page.

How was Red Room created?
Co-founders Ping Chu and Ayesha Mehta began with the idea of creating a safe non judgemental space for creativity and passion to thrive. This idea grew into what we all know as the Red Room. A simple guide to Red Room can be found here.
Read about Red Room’s leadership here.

How does Red Room operate?
Registered as a not for profit Association, Red Room is run on a self sustainable model driven by the patronage and innovation of participants and Red Room community members.
The space, Red Room International Village, is an endowment under the Taiwan Air Force Base (TAF) project, which allows us to create a model for social innovation.
Taipei City Red Room Culture, Education & Arts Association
社團法人臺北市紅坊文教藝術協會
北市社會字第4081號

What happens at Red Room?
We host events, festivals, musical concerts, art shows, theatre productions, yoga and meditation sessions, performances, community gatherings and studio dates, talks and presentations on various subjects by leaders in their field, rehearsals, workshops, openings and releases, and programs for all ages. Please check our calendar for upcoming events or sign up for our newsletter to stay updated.
You can also visit our facebook page here.

Who goes to Red Room?
Lovers of beauty, art, and life. Artists, creatives, movers and shakers. People with a curiosity for listening, sharing, and participation.
Everyone is welcome, as participation doesn’t only mean performing. By bringing yourself, you are creating the space with us. By bringing something to share, you are nourishing your community.

Is Red Room a foreigner only organization?
Red Room is comprised of community members from Taiwan and from the international community. The only requirement for being part of the Red Room is to come with an open heart and open mind.

Do you have a Facebook page?
Yes. Please click here.

How often does Red Room hold events?
8-12 times a month. Monthly schedules are listed here.

What are Red Room’s Core Events?
Red Room’s core events are listed below. Please click on the links below to learn more about each event. Please check the calendar to see when they are held.

Stage Time and Wine
Stage Time and Juice
Aside @ the Red Room
Visual Dialogues
Kind of Red
Wellness
Spirits of the Night

How do I get involved?
There are many ways to get involved:

Time: Red Room is run through the dedication of volunteers. If you’d like to be a part of the volunteer family please sign up here or send an e-mail to [email protected].
You can also help at any event by cleaning up the community space and putting away anything you’ve taken out!

Talent: Red Room is a community where people contribute for the greater good. If you have a talent or skill to share and support, please talk to us. [email protected]

Treasure: Red Room also welcomes donations. For more information on how and what you can donate please check our Support page.

What are Red Room’s opening hours and gallery hours?
Open Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Also open during event times. See calendar for updates.

Gallery Hours:
Tuesday to Friday: 1:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday: By appointment

Where are you located?
Jianguo S. Rd. Sec.1 #177 (1st building on the left, 2F) (6.16 mi) Taipei, Taiwan 106
建國南路一段177號 (入口左邊第一棟灰色大樓2F)
Map and directions

Where can I park?
There is parking inside with limited access. Please contact us if you need a pass to park.

What is the venue capacity?
The Listening Space is our main event space and can comfortably seat 60 people.
The Gallery can seat about 40 people.
Photos of the venue can be seen here.

Are children welcome at the Red Room?
RR is an all ages venue. There are also special events for children. Please check our website or Facebook page for upcoming events. Children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Can I use the Red Room space for programs and workshops?
We welcome collaborations. Please contact our Program Coordinator for inquiries.
RR has a limited beverage selection and can also provide snacks and finger foods if preordered.

How is Red Room funded?
Red Room runs on plenty of goodwill, patronage and generous donations. Please visit our support page for more information.

Where did the name Red Room come from?

The Red Room was essentially named as a feeling. It turned out the room that I imagined to be ‘red’ was in fact very very ‘green’ … but in my memory there was a warmth, a character somewhat crimson and understated. After coming up with the event name of ‘Stage Time and Wine’, I suppose the wine itself bled into my mind, a seeping stain that could in some way support the activities that would happen within. Why house a single event as a room in a greater space? Perhaps an intuition or a hope of things to come, of more rooms having opportunity to build themselves and nestle within the scaffolding. Stories tend to unfold in red rooms.

Ayesha Mehta, Co-Founder
18 July 2017